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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published April 21, 2011

GOVERNOR MARTIN O’MALLEY TO CELEBRATE EARTH DAY BY ANNOUNCING INSTALLATION OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS AT BWI THURGOOD MARSHALL AIRPORT



ANNAPOLIS, MD (April 21, 2011) –TOMORROW, Governor Martin O’Malley will celebrate Earth Day by officially announcing the installation of eight Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport as part of Maryland’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program, which will install sixty-five EV Charging Stations throughout the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area by June 2011.

This past session, the O’Malley-Brown Administration successfully fought for legislation to provide tax credits and incentives for the purchase of electric vehicle charging equipment, and create a pilot program for electric vehicle owners to recharge during off-peak hours. The Governor will test out the new equipment at BWI by charging an electric vehicle.


WHAT: Governor O’Malley to officially announce installation of electric vehicle charging

WHEN: TOMORROW, Friday, April 22, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: BWI Airport, Daily Garage, Lower Level